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by Herbert Booker
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Equipment, insignia, uniforms and weapons of the Army of Argentina in the Second World War.
Topics: Argentina, Army of Argentina, Insignia, WW2, World War Two, Second World War, Ejercito de...
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by Herbert Booker
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A United States Army issued song book which some soldiers learned to sing as individuals or as a group, especially when on a long march to keep their spirits up. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Army Song Book, Song Book, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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A sixty-three book about uniforms and insignia of the United States Armed Forces in World War Two.
Topics: Insignia of the services, United States Air Corps, United States Air Force, United States Army,...
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(1943) Insignia, Medals & Decorations of the U.S. Navy, Marines & Coast Guard wall poster
Topics: United States Coast Guard, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, United States Armed...
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by Herbert Booker
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Small booklet with a brown cover and fully illustrated with shoulder sleeve insignia, uniforms, etc.
Topics: A Guide to U.S.Army Insignia, Army of the United States, Second World War, United States Army, WW2,...
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by Herbert Booker
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P.T.Boat Squadron Insignia worn by naval personnel aboard Patrol Torpedo Boats like the skipper, Lieutenant John Fitzgerald Kennedy would have worn on PT-109 in the Second World War in the South Pacific theater.
Topics: Lieutenant John F. Kennedy, PT-109, Patrol Torpedo Boat Squadron Insignia, P.T.Boats, Insignia,...
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A blue patch with the numbers 18 and the old style blue circle with a white star and a red ball in the center of that star with yellow wings. Could be reproductions? Ghost division were created in the Second World War to make their enemies think they had more troops than they really possessed. 
Topics: United States Army Air Corps, United States Army Air Force, United States Army, Army Air Corps,...
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Fred Harvey Restaurants provided this ephemera complimentary to the patrons which showed the insignia of the Air Corps, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the Navy of the United States in the Second World War.
Topics: Fred Harvey Restaurants, Air Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, Insignia, Map,...
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by Herbert Booker
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The rank insignia and uniforms of H.M.C.G. (His Majesty's Coast Guard) during World War Two.
Topics: His Majesty's Coast Guard, H.M.C.G., Great Britain, United Kingdom, England, Uniforms, Insignia,...
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by Herbert Booker
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats from 1941-1945 especially in the South Pacific Theater. Hopefully this is more complete than from other media? 
Topics: P.T.Boat, Patrol Torpedo Boat, MTB, Motor Torpedo Boat, R.O.N., WW2, United States Navy, Insignia,...
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Various nations issued commemorative postage stamps featuring tanks in battle during the Second World War in Asia, Europe and North Africa. Stamps collecting can be a fun hobby! 
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Army, Armies, Warfare,...
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by Herbert Booker
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Small paperback book about the U.S. Armed Forces [rinted and distributed 8 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor in the Territory of Hawaii which also shows pictures of U.S.Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S.Navy in WW2.
Topics: U.S.Army, U.S.Marine Corps, U.S.Navy, Fall in, 1941, Insignia, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Second...
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Shell Oil Company published this patriotic paper ephemera that showed civilians not familiar with the medals and ribbons awarded to Coast Guardsmen, Marine, Sailors and Soldiers in the Second World War.
Topics: Medals, Ribbons, Medal of Honor, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army,...
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During the Second World War the State Department of the United States Government had the Government Printing Office in Washington, District of Columbia print anti-German propaganda in the Spanish language for Latin-American nations in Central and South America as well as Mexico in order to influence the Spanish speaking people whom some were pro-German or were neutral at the least. Some nations in South America welcomed the German airmen, sailors and soldiers, often unofficially! 
Topics: Propaganda, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945,...
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Patriotic World War Two booklet created for the people back home on the Home Front to acquaint them with the military insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Topics: Air Corps, Army Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, insignia, booklet, World War Two, WW2, Second World...
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Set of postcards that show the branch and rank insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces given to the customers of Fred Harvey Restaurants as a patriotic way to acquaint the Home Front as an educational tool in WW2
Topics: Postcards, Fred Harvey Restaurants, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Second World War, 1942
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Unofficial cloth patches displaying a flying bee armed with a Thompson sub-machine-gun and working tools worn by members of the Construction Battalion, also referred to as SeaBees!
Topics: C.B., Construction Battalion, SeaBee, Seabees, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Insignia, WW2, World War...
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by Herbert Booker
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Cavalry (yellow) chevrons used until 1918 to 1919 in the Army of the United States. From the collection of the late Michael von Deckbar who had possibly the best collection of chevrons in the U.S.A.!
Topics: Michael von Deckbar, Cavalry Chevrons, Chevrons, Insignia, Army of the United States, United States...
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NOTA  BENE: This is not an endorsement for tobacco products, it is simply here to show what this particular tin looked for those who collect them as a hobby! A cigarette tin made in England in 1942 and given to the U.S. service women and men while guests of the British people. 
Topics: Pall Mall Cigarettes, England, Great Britain, Tobacco Products, English made U.S. cigarettes, WW2,...
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Map of the United States of America that also shows the branch, rank and shoulder sleeve insignia work by airmen, marine, sailors and soldiers in the Second World War. Fred Harvey in a patriotic gesture had these booklets printed and distributed to their customers on the Home Front.
Topics: Home Front, Service, em's Insignia, U.S.A. Map, Fred Harvey Restaurants, Shoulder sleeve insignia,...
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Soldiers entering the Army of the United States as recruit received one of these booklets which helped familiarize them with what they could and could not do as well as describe the different ranks and the pay scale of soldiers from private to general officer. 
Topics: Army of the United States, United States Army, Rules & Regulations, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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A Seond World War map that also shows the insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces in the Second World War.
Topics: Greyhound Lines, Defense Map of America, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Insignia,...
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In the G.T.C., women in uniform, The Princess Royal Elizabeth is in one of the pictures in the 1949 issue, in 1953 she was crowned Queen Elizabeth II.
Topics: The Princess Royal, Great Britain, Girls Training Corps, The Student Prince, Women in Uniform,...